MP Bisnowaty fumes at Lilongwe City services delivery, calls for forensic audit

Lilongwe City Centre parliamentarian David Bisnowaty has decried the deplorable manner in the way Lilongwe City Council (LCC) delivers its services, and has since called for a forensic audit.

Bisnowaty when he visited Area 18 market and gave cash handout to traders

He told a group of journalists who attended the launch of Area 18B cleaning exercise in the city that it was unfortunate that LCC could was failing to keep the city clean despite collecting revenue every day.

Bisnowaty said it was unfair for business men and women to keep on paying taxes when the city provides no traceable services in return.

He called on partners and stakeholders to assist in pushing so that a forensic audit on how resources at LCC are used to be done.

“This will help us know if there are challenges at the Council that need assistance from higher authorities such as the central government,” said Bisnowaty.

According to Bisnowaty, it does not make sense for Area 18 to have its waste uncollected for months when it is just a stone’s throw away from the civic centre.

“Where is the money going?” wondered Bisnowaty.

Bisnowaty has since given LCC a deadline to fix things at the market saying failing which he will assume that corruption is manifesting at the council.

He made a commitment that he will visit all the markets in his constituency to for clean ups.

In reaction, former LCC Deputy Mayor, Akwame Bandawe, commended Bisnowaty for the exercise.

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Dum Magulajena.
Dum Magulajena.
3 years ago

City centre constituency (CCC) siibwereza phungu.

3 years ago

Anthu a ku lilongwe kuvotera
Mu jew
Racist uyu

marjorie Buliyani
3 years ago

our Cities are very dirty in the Sourth mostly Limbe is very dirty How can people be allowed ti sell Kawunjika inside town ..instead city people are only cheasing venders selling tomatoes, Donuts .Some city personnel are Corrupt.I call mr Kasunda to check how much money those women selling kaunjika are being charged and city only collect 100.00per each person while market chair mem collects from 15000.00 upwards per morth.anf share.please check.

3 years ago

This guy is finished. He talks too much and is rude. Noone is voting gor him again

3 years ago

Kwame should be the last one to comment. You were the deputy mayor, what dd you do that people can point out as remarkable? You were busy enjoying being driven in the Corolla.
Bisnowaty as your fellow dpps what they do with the money they get from the city assemblies and then you can issue your datelines.
Where were you during the gogo Mayor and this partytholic boy?
There’s a lot of political interference in the city assemblies and that is the reason things are not improving.

True patriot
True patriot
3 years ago

I’m surprised that even our good MP for the constituency doesn’t have an idea as to where the money LCC collects goes. Honestly, regardless of everyone’s political leaning, LCC is probably the worst managed city in the country! It is very unfortunate that LCC appears to play double standards in service delivery in the city. Have you wondered why there is constant refuse collection in Areas 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 43, 44 and some parts of 47? This should not be a brainer – I’m certain you know why… It is obviously utterly shocking to see… Read more »

3 years ago

We know very well amene wachotsa zinyalala at area 18B, please…please…and he’s not a politician but a business person why lying Bisnowat? This things have been there for 20years and someone has removed you go there just to sweep then pose for photos to get credit???

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